News Releases | August 11, 2021

New Report: New Yorkers Indicate That Retaliation Prevents Them From Exposing Workplace Dangers

More than 1 in 3 working New Yorkers are likely not to report sexual harassment.

News Releases | August 6, 2021

JOBS REPORT:  Despite Job Growth, as Benefit Cliff Approaches, Renewing and Reforming Unemployment Insurance is An Urgent Racial Justice Matter

Workers need bold reform that will lay the groundwork for an equitable unemployment insurance system and labor market.

News Releases | August 5, 2021

On the Passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

President Trumka spent his life fighting for workers’ rights and economic justice; he remains an inspiration to all.

News Releases | July 27, 2021

Fight for $15 Movement Has Won $150B in Wage Raises for 26M Workers in Less Than a Decade

Of the $150B in raises workers have secured, $76B has gone to workers of color and $70B to women workers.

News Releases | June 24, 2021

New Report Proposes Critical Unemployment Insurance Policy Reforms

The report calls for a stronger federal role and permanent reforms to UI benefits to better sustain families.

News Releases | June 23, 2021

Over 218,000 Georgians to Lose All Unemployment Assistance Within Days

Of the 347,000 Georgians receiving jobless aid, nearly two in three will abruptly lose all of it.

News Releases | June 10, 2021

Historic Fix to New York’s Part-time Unemployment System a Win for Workers; Boosts New York’s Economic Recovery by Encouraging Return to Work

NY’s legislature and Gov. Cuomo announced a historic deal to fix the state’s worst-in-the-nation unemployment insurance rules for part-time work.

News Releases | June 9, 2021

In 21 States Ending All Pandemic UI Programs Early, 3 in 4 Will Lose All Jobless Aid

These abrupt and misguided cutoffs in GOP-led states will hurt millions of workers and families and set back economic recovery.

News Releases | May 18, 2021

NELP Decries New CDC Mask Guidance for Failing to Address Workplace Exposure

Frontline workers of color continue to be more impacted by COVID-19.

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